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May 14, 2014 1:54 am

President Spencer calls on students to help foster more responsible and respectful behavior

President Spencer calls on students to help foster more responsible and respectful behavior

The rare all-student meeting begins a campus conversation about alcohol use and the threat it poses to the health and safety of students and neighbors.


July 25, 2013 2:52 pm

Security and Campus Safety, Fall 2013

Greetings from Security and Campus Safety! As a reminder, the Access Control Office has moved upstairs and is now on…


March 19, 2013 4:50 am

College offices closed due to storm

College offices closed due to storm

Bates College offices will be closed Tuesday, March 19, due to a winter storm expected to produce hazardous driving conditions….


October 1, 2012 11:07 am

Bates student seriously injured in fall

Bates College President Clayton Spencer wrote via email to the campus community the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 30, regarding first-year…


September 1, 2011 11:10 am

Getting ready: Suzy Nattress and keys to Bates

Obtaining a Bates ID card is like getting your driver’s license, but much quicker: your picture is snapped, the card…


July 26, 2007 11:43 am

College to implement new emergency notification system in September

In September, Bates College will implement and begin testing a new emergency notification system that will send information and instructions simultaneously to the entire campus community through e-mail, cell phones and telephone landlines.


March 8, 2002 2:19 pm

Bates, Lewiston-Auburn community cope with McDuffee death

We continue to express our grief. We have received hundreds of messages of condolence from within the College, from alumni, parents and friends, and from members of the Lewiston and Auburn community — neighbors, City officials, school children and scores of citizens.


February 2, 1999 3:53 pm

Bates safety and security teach area kids self-defense

Three members of the Bates College Office of Security and Campus Safety are teaching a program of self-defense to area 5 to 7 year olds and their parents at Smart Start Developmental Child Care Center in Auburn from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 25.